Processing Supervisor - Night Shift Cord Blood Registry
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CBR is dedicated to advancing the clinical application of stem cells for our clients by partnering with leading research institutions and establishing exclusive FDA clinical trials for conditions that lack medical options today. This is only made possible by CBR?s relentless pursuit of product quality. That?s why more families choose CBR and we have stored over 500,000 newborn stem cell units, making us the #1 recommended cord blood company by OB/GYN?s and expecting parents.
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We offer competitive salaries and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401K.
We encourage professional growth and opportunity for our team members.
The Processing Supervisor is responsible for processing the once in a lifetime cord blood samples that are received at CBR Tucson, ensuring that the samples are treated with the highest regard for quality and efficiency. In addition, the Processing Supervisor offers guidance and direction to the Processing staff and is responsible for the supervision of all Processing Technicians and manages staffing requirements, work flow, and sample processing requirements. This position also provides technical assistance and acts as a liaison between the Processing Technicians and Management.
Duties and Responsibilities
Supervise the activities of Processing staff and direct work flow.
Discuss/explain operational and procedural changes to Processing staff.
Delegate responsibility and guide co-workers in a professional manner.
Perform repetitive tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
Process cord blood and/or cord tissue samples at all workstations trained.
Independently perform all assigned duties in compliance with internal policies, processes and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as well as external regulations as determined by regulatory agencies.
Make independent decisions regarding sample non-conformities in accordance with SOPs and regulatory requirements.
Responsible for maintaining the quality system.
Troubleshoot problems and help to develop improved procedures.
Account for all samples processed and matrix deviations while functioning as Point Supervisor.
Perform root cause analysis and develop corrective actions for deviations and non-conformities noted within the Processing department.
Audit, verify, and maintain accurate records for each cord blood sample.
Maintain donor, client, and employee confidentiality.
Perform the final review of processing records prior to document archival.
Initiate and/or review document change orders.
Responsible for reviewing personnel training records to ensure that all staff is current.
Responsible for coordinating and/or assisting with the training of new staff.
Responsible for remaining current in all training.
Participate in employee evaluations/performance reviews.
Assist in the interview and selection process of new employees.
Schedule Processing work hours as dictated by the requirements of the lab.
Perform general lab cleaning and maintenance.
Understand Job Hazard Analysis concerns at each workstation.
Communicate safety issues, deviation from procedures, and abnormalities to responsible parties (Management, IT/IS, Department Safety Representative, etc.).
Education and Training
Associates degree in a Laboratory or MLT/CLT degree; or High School diploma with 4 years of Laboratory, Pharmacy, Manufacturing experience; or 1 year of experience working at CBR; and two or more year?s leadership experience or 1 or more years? experience as a Processing Technician.
Passion about our mission - giving families hope for a longer, healthier life!
Able to adapt quickly to an ever changing environment.
Passionate about contributing to a quality system.
Criminal background screening and reference checks are a condition of employment.
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